Social media videos show tornado reported in Round Rock

The severe weather in Central Texas resulted in at least one reported tornado on Monday evening.

Round Rock police said they have received multiple reports of structural damage caused by the tornado that touched down around I-35 and Texas State Highway 45 shortly before 6 p.m.

Officers are currently assessing the damage caused by the reported tornado that moved through Round Rock closer to 6pm. There are reports of structural damage to multiple homes and businesses. (1/2) pic.twitter.com/GpPv5betxI

— Round Rock Police (@roundrockpolice) March 22, 2022

Several residents posted photos and videos of the tornado on social media, giving a glimpse into the damage it caused. One video shows an overturned car and significant damage that was done to a business park.

The full scale of the damage caused by the tornado is not yet known.

My first tornado!
Round Rock, TX
On Gattis School Rd X AW Grimes heading East pic.twitter.com/2uY515p2h6

— chadiusvt (@chadiusvt) March 21, 2022

Round Rock got hit hard! #roundrock #Tornado pic.twitter.com/F6YLO0WUXy

— Randy (@SpanishOutlaw) March 22, 2022

@averytomascowx @NWSSanAntonio @TravisCOSW we believe we just had a tornado off La Frontera in Round Rock. Power is out shingles went flying pic.twitter.com/PSVdWb0viQ

— Stephen Austin (@Manning_26) March 21, 2022

Tornado a few minutes ago in Round rock. View from Hutto. #txwx pic.twitter.com/cwZEpIB9Ed

— David Arthur (@Overcastart) March 21, 2022

Most of the state was placed under a tornado watch on Monday due to the severe weather. In the San Antonio area, quarter-sized hail was reported throughout the region.

Bexar County was cleared from the tornado watch around 7 p.m., but counties east of Bexar were still active as of 7:15 p.m.

Several counties have been cleared from the Tornado Watch, but the risk remains in the shaded areas. pic.twitter.com/FTPoSTYz4n

— NWS Austin/San Antonio (@NWSSanAntonio) March 22, 2022

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